Wednesday 11 June 2014

Biggest Morning Tea

The School celebrated Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea on Tuesday 10 June at recess in the dining room, raising $266. The morning tea was provided to staff courtesy of Kirsten Yeats, Jessica White and Mandi Wels.

Year 12 students showcased the beginning stages of their School Assessed Task. Each student presented their design brief, selection criteria of considerations and constraints and criteria for evaluation for staff to read and discuss with them. This was a valuable opportunity for primary research.

For those that had started product development, paprika sushi, vanilla profiteroles, red velvet cupcakes and homemade blue lemonade were available to sample.

Students and teachers mingled together to support this worthy cause and enjoy some of the mouth-watering delicacies on offer. Year 9 food technology students also helped out by performing waiting duties.

The contemporary Food Technology Centre has commercial grade ovens, cook tops, grills and preparation areas and a dining room. Along with cooking skills, students learn subjects such as food chemistry, safe food handling practices and how to make healthy eating choices. Food and Technology subjects are offered throughout primary and secondary years.

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is run throughout May and June of each year and is a major fundraiser run by the Cancer Council that encourages people to come together to share a morning tea to raise much needed funds for those suffering from cancer.

With dire figures like one in two Australians will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 85, it is vital that everyone gets involved and helps out where they can.